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Neville, Dan

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Public Health (Sunbeds) Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I welcome the opportunity to contribute to the debate on this Bill. The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the Bill but it also expressed concerns to the effect that it does not go far enough. Und...More Button

Skin cancer is the most common cause of cancer in Ireland. Some 9,450 Irish people were diagnosed with skin cancer in 2010 and, of these, 896 cases were melanoma, the most deadly form of skin ca...More Button

The incidence of cancer is increasing worldwide and the number of melanoma cases in Ireland has increased by over 66% in the past ten years. According to the most recent data available, there we...More Button

Any individual can set up a tanning salon and there are no regulatory restrictions on the type of equipment that can be purchased. Young people are particularly at risk when they use sunbeds bec...More Button

Research conducted by the Irish Cancer Society in April 2010 indicates that 28,000 young people under the age of 25 in Ireland use sunbeds each year. That research also highlights the fact that ...More Button

Broadcasting Service Provision

Asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: if it is possible for a new transmitter to be erected over the Abbeyfeale area to ensure that residents in the area will have coverage again through Saorview; if an official from his Department wil...More Button